Is AI the Key to Producing Peak IoT?

You already know about IoT. Well . . . at least you’ve heard a lot about it. IoT is surprisingly simple because it generally refers to connected devices producing data where previously there was none. Data visibility certainly produces valuable insights, especially when driven by AI. Don’t be confused by the hype surrounding IoT. Yes, it’s rumored to be big; …

Lies You Have Been Told About Building Optimization

We understand the need to manage the energy consumption in buildings. We’re okay with the concept. Too often, however, we question our own ability to accomplish such a task. There is a lot of discomfort even discussing the plan . . . should you even have one. According to the United Nations, buildings account for 40% of global energy use, …

5 Reasons Why Buildings are Adopting IoT Solutions Blog

Reasons Why Buildings are Adopting IoT

The Internet of things (IoT) is here. Its potential excites multiple industries. Read on if you want to compete in the coming real-time service economy. The questions are all too common. How do I get virtual access to physical things? My building is full of assets and other things that I can’t see, can’t interact with, can’t manage. Help is …

How to Use IoT to Identify Hidden Tune-Up Opportunities During Retro-Commissioning Projects

Achieving top-quality results is a key for any building retro-commissioning project, it is a golden opportunity to give your building a tune-up. This is a critical factor in stacking the odds in your favor as a commercial property owner, operator, or manager. If cutting costs and saving time on your next retro-commissioning project interests you, then you’ll love the Internet …

How IoT Enhances Critical Asset Management

Today, you find more and more commercial building managers and facilities professionals are challenged with managing assets. Critical assets breaking down mid-use, poor equipment performance and inefficient building systems are some challenges that have beguiled many commercial facilities. Every asset needs proper management and maintenance for it to continue to function according to its intended design.

Why Continuous Monitoring is the Future of Buildings

Why Continuous Monitoring is the Future of Buildings

Continuous monitoring in commercial buildings is a term used to describe the process of tracking building performance parameters of interest continuously and in real time with the intention of alerting decision makers/ building managers or operators of faults or inefficiencies within the building systems. This includes tracking the performance and energy efficiency of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems, …

Smart Building Technology and HVAC Systems

Cracking the Code Between Smart Building Technology and HVAC Systems

One would think that a smart building is one that has been enhanced with intelligent systems and implements green building concepts. That is far from the truth. A smart building uses a combination of multiple technologies, automated controls and decision-supporting software that provides a rapid and responsive environment. This helps in achieving the comfort of the tenants as well as …

HVAC Myths Debunked

HVAC Myths Debunked. How IoT Provides Visibility into Your HVAC Systems

It’s a simple truth that commercial buildings and most homes depend on HVAC systems to keep indoor environmental conditions comfortable. While most property owners agree on this fact, still lots of myths concerning HVAC can be found out there with the potential to jeopardize your efforts. According to a report by US Department of Energy, the primary energy consumption in …

4 Ways to Revitalize Your Building Operations with Continuous Commissioning and IoT

4 Ways to Revitalize Your Building Operations with Continuous Commissioning and IoT

Before continuous commissioning (otherwise called Automated Continuous Commissioning) and IoT (Internet of Things), business structures after construction actualized a onetime calibrating or building advancement process. At the very best, these structures were just being “improved” occasionally (Bi every year, yearly, and so forth) according to plan. This strategy for commissioning posed significant questions amongst business building proprietors/administrators, some of which …